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The Battle of the Alamo. Santa Anna. General in the Alamo. Was president of Mexico 1833. Overthrew Mexico Constitution of 1824 Had a army of more than 1,000. The Battle. Was at the turning point of the Texas revolution. Republic of Texas was growing. Santa Anna marches north.

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santa anna
Santa Anna
  • General in the Alamo.
  • Was president of Mexico 1833.
  • Overthrew Mexico Constitution of 1824
  • Had a army of more than 1,000
the battle
The Battle
  • Was at the turning point of the Texas revolution.
  • Republic of Texas was growing.
  • Santa Anna marches north.
  • Texans didn’t know they were coming until spring.
  • Santa Anna arrived with 1,000 men in February 1836
the battle continues
The Battle Continues…
  • On March 6, 1836, Mexican cannon fired.
  • Mexican soldiers were killing all the Alamo defenders.
  • William Travis, Davy Crockett, and Jim Bowie died in the Alamo.
  • A few soldiers and servants survived to the story.
leaders of the alamo
Leaders of the Alamo

Davy Crockett

Jim Bowie

William Travis

1886 1890
1886-1890
  • In 1886 the Alamo was sold to for $28,000
  • Charles Hugo
  • Gustav Schmeltzer
  • William Heuermann
  • Then sold the property again for $160,000
  • Reagan Houston

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1912
  • The Alamo Heroes Monument Association
  • Intention to build a tower for the Alamo defenders
  • But fail to attempt to raise the two-million-dollar construction cost.
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1929
  • The State of Texas appropriates $250,000 for the purchase of land adjacent to the Alamo.
credits
Credits

By: Evan Chavez, Chris Bogsch

2nd Period American History

In Memory of the Alamo

2007

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